Exterro's E-Discovery & Privacy Breakdown

The world of E-Discovery & Privacy is constantly changing – let us break it down for you with a weekly dose of News, Resources, Case Law, and Humor, all written in a concise and easy to understand format.

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - "So You're Telling Me There's a Chance..." Edition

Created on July 15, 2021

Director of Marketing at Exterro

Exterro E-Discovery Software: It's got what CLOs want.  Visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons or download Exterro's Legal Meme Anthology 2020 and share the fun with friends and colleagues! Remember, legal work is always better with a sense of humor! Read More

4 Top Tips: How to Share Cyber Risk in Your Company

Created on July 15, 2021

Marketing Manager, Exterro

At this moment, many people and businesses thought by now things would be more or less back to normal, but it seems that the concept of the Remote Workforce will now be here to stay for a long time to come. Some good has come of this; corporate America is now understanding the need to embrace cyber risk on a much more serious level, and the gravity of trying to mitigate it as much as possible. What Exactly Is Cyber Risk?This term can have many different meanings to both the CIO and... Read More

An Introduction to Cryptography

Created on July 14, 2021

Director of Marketing, Exterro

The FundamentalsCryptography dates all the way back to the times of Julius Caesar. In its simplest terms, the science of Cryptography is merely the scrambling and the descrambling of written messages between two individual parties.These individual parties can also be referred to as the sender and the receiver. The former creates the text and scrambles it into an undecipherable state, and in turn, the latter receives the text and unscrambles into a decipherable format.A very simple example is “I LOVE YOU.” The sending party would scramble this message by rearranging the letters... Read More

The Role & Considerations of Hiring a vCISO

Created on July 13, 2021

Marketing Manager, Exterro

Let’s face it: Every company, no matter how large or small, needs a leader to navigate it across this new and treacherous information security landscape, especially since COVID-19 is still going on. When one thinks of this role, the image of the Chief Information Security Officer, also known as the “CISO” very often comes to mind. But today, hiring one directly into a full-time role is sometimes out of the question.For example, consider some of these statistics: The average salary of a CISO in Corporate America is $185,000. However, this does not include... Read More

'Colossal' Ransomware Attack Will Potentially ‘Impact Thousands’ of Businesses

Created on July 8, 2021

Content Manager at Exterro

The “colossal” ransomware attack last week on software manager Kaseya, an international company that remotely controls software programs for businesses, could end up affecting many more than the reported 200 U.S. companies after all the dust has settled, according to a security firm researcher. Cybersecurity firm Huntress Labs senior security researcher John Hammond said that while it is unclear how many firms will end up victimized by last Friday's attack, it would be reasonable to expect the current number to rise many fold. “It’s reasonable to think this could potentially be impacting thousands of... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series . . . Waiting Edition

Created on July 8, 2021

Sometimes being an e-discovery professional can be lonely, just a matter of waiting for your colleagues to acknowledge they've received your legal holds. But don't let the wait get you down -- it's an important step in the process. If you're not sure about other important steps in the process, check out Exterro's classic resource, The Beginner's Guide to Legal Holds for some valuable tips. Visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons or download Exterro's Legal Meme Anthology 2020 and share the fun with friends and colleagues! Remember, legal... Read More

A Review of the Zero Trust Framework

Created on July 8, 2021

Marketing Manager, Exterro

There is no doubt that the Cyber landscape of today has become very complicated, compounded because of the COVID19 pandemic. One of the biggest issues today has to deal with the remote workforce.One of the key security threats is that of commingling the home network with the business network, which results in a huge uptick of compromised credentials. Although Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) have proven their worth to protect usernames and passwords, they too have started to reach their breaking points.So what can be done? Many businesses around the world are starting... Read More